Telling the stories of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, NZ and Polynesia

Ōmahu welcomes Te Rūnanganui

Te Rūnanganui o te Pihopatanga o Aotearoa was welcomed to Ōmahu marae in a sun-drenched pōhiri on Thursday, to whenua at the heart of a community whose homes were devastated by the floodwaters of Cyclone Gabrielle.

Hui learns in matrix of relations

Over 50 scholars and clergy ended three days of deep reflection, relationship, intention and action with closing words from Archbishop Don Tamihere and a Eucharist led by visiting leaders Archbishop Marinez Bassotto and Archbishop Chris Harper yesterday.

What does being indigenous mean?

What does it mean to be indigenous? And how can indigenous knowledge nurture leadership in the church? Those were the questions hui members grappled with during the second day of the Anglican Indigenous Leadership Initiative this week.

Indigenous leaders’ hui opens

Anglican leaders and ministry educators from around the Communion were formally welcomed to Aotearoa New Zealand yesterday with a pōwhiri to open the Anglican Indigenous Leadership Initiative. 

Global leaders gather in Aotearoa

Anglican leaders from across the Communion are gathering in Te Matau a Maui (Hastings) in Aotearoa this week, to take part in the inaugural Anglican Indigenous Leadership Initiative (AILI).

Anglo-Catholics hīkoi with Mary

Anglicans from across the motu have taken part in a Waikato hīkoi of reconciliation and peace accompanied by Mary at the heart of this year’s Anglo-Catholic Hui.

Communion Prayer Cycle resets

The Anglican Cycle of Prayer, which unites Anglicans around the world in praying for the same diocese or province each day, has reset having reached the diocese of Zululand in the Anglican Church of Southern Africa.

Stopping ableism at the gate

Disability Ministry Educator Rev Vicki Terrell interrogates a new book that challenges the sources and viewpoints of theologies of disability

Which parties care about kids?

The New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services have set up a fact-checking page to pin down the parties in Parliament on their plans for tamariki, older people, health and community social services.

Are you called to Australia?